Contact Us

We're Here, We're Queer, and We're in the Public Record! The LGBTQ Movement and Life as Seen Through Government Information

AIDS Knows No Borders, ACT UP pamphlet

Yellow tri-fold pamphlet with cover illustration of global map with no borders reads, "AIDS Knows No Borders." Below the map is the vertical logo, "ACT UP: AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power", subtext in box reads, "Immigration Working Group". Opening page titled, "Public Health Exclusion Under Immigration Law" with timeline starting with 1891 law excluding persons with any "loathsome or contagious disease" and ending with March/April 1992: "Haitian refugees undergo mandatory testing. HIV antibody positive refugees repatriated." Back panel of brochure contains contact information for ACT UP/Golden Gate, San Francisco, the Immigration Working Group, and Other ACT UP Committees.
Courtesy of the GLBT Historical Society
Exhibit Tags:
HIV/AIDS, Immigration, ACT UP, San Francisco, Public Health, Pamphlets, and GLBTHS